DescriptionSherry FitzGerald McCreery are delighted to present this Award Winning Guest House to the market. The Laurels is an impressive 12 bedroom detached residence and guesthouse superbly located on the corner of Circular Road and College Road, opposite Hotel Kilkenny.
The Laurels has been developed and has evolved over the past number of years to become a 12 bedroomed family run guesthouse, with an exceptional reputation and offering a truly exceptional experience for their guests.
The premises extends to 367 Sq. M. / 3,950 Sq. Ft. approx. and offers spacious and light filled accommodation over two level. There are 9 guest bedrooms, all en-suite and are located on both the ground floor and first floor. The private accommodation consisting of 3 double bedrooms (one with en-suite and a second with a wc) are located at ground level.
GARDENS AND GOUNDS
The property is well set back from the road and accessed through cut stone entrance piers and walls. The front garden has block built walls on both sides and is fully laid in tarmacadam providing secure off-street parking for up to 10 cars. Mature hedging, wall creepers and shrubs screen the property for privacy. A side gate gives access to the rear of the property. The private rear garden is walled and laid in lawn bordered by mature shrubs, flowering plant, trees and wall creepers. A cobble lock patio area is perfect for al-fresco dining and entertaining. A block built shed to the side houses the boiler. A large garden shed with cladding on the roof and walls has power and plug sockets and is plumbed for a washing machine with space for a dryer and a chest freezer.
The Laurels is located in a prime location on the corner of Circular Road close to the junction of College Road, opposite Hotel Kilkenny. A 10 minute walk will take you into Kilkenny City Centre to enjoy many of the wonderful attractions including Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny Design Centre, Rothe House and St Canice's Cathedral. The Medieval Mile Museum, located in the heart of Kilkenny City, house within the finest example of a medieval church in Ireland. The Medieval Mile isn't just focused on ancient history. Kilkenny is one of Ireland's most cosmopolitan cities, with many blooming festivals, eateries and creative people resulting in an electric atmosphere. Amenities such as Loughboy Shopping Centre and Market Cross Shopping Centre are all within walking distance. The property is convenient to excellent primary and secondary schools such as St. Patricks Boys National School, St. John of Gods Girls National School, Gael Scoil Osrai, Presentation Secondary School and St. Kierans College. A five-minute minute drive takes you to the M9 motorway which services Dublin to Waterford. The Kilkenny train station at MacDonagh Junction is on the Dublin to Waterford line with regular trains to and from Dublin and Waterford. Viewing is highly recommended.
Entrance Hall One (incl. stairs) 3.13m x 4.22m + 4.43m x 2.16m. A wood door with glass inset and side panels open into a spacious and welcoming entrance hall/lounge area. It features a marble fireplace with wooden surround and marble hearth. Double doors through to the dining room. Hatch to office and door to inner hall. Staircase to the first floor. Wooden floor and fitted carpet on the stairs.
Bedroom 6 2.84m + 3.38m x 1.25m + 3.38m x 2.82m. Super King Size Double or Twin located to the front of the property. Built-in wardrobes and dressing table. Wooden floor.
En-Suite 6 2.06m x 1.96m. Comprising 6 jet jacuzzi corner bath with overhead shower, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Window to the side of the property.
Reception Office 4.35m x 1.43m. Hatch to guest entrance hall. Built-in desk and fitted wall shelving. Wooden floor.
Guest Dining Room 2.15m x 1.39m + 6.63m x 4.39m. Large room with dual aspect windows and French doors opening out to the rear garden. There is dining space for 22 guests. Double glass doors lead through to the family sitting room. Wooden floor.
Inner Hall 3.62m x 1.19m. Wooden floor, ceiling coving and radiator cover. Door to shelved storage cupboard. Door to entrance hall 2.
Bedroom 5 2.65m x 3.60m + 0.28m x 1.12m. Double bedroom located to the front of the property. Fitted carpet and built-in wardrobes.
En-Suite 5 0.83m x 2.34m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wc and was hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Extractor fan.
Entrance Hall 2 4.16m x 1.82m. Accessed through double Teak doors with a glass side panel. Wooden floor and fitted carpet on the stairs and landing. Dado rail.
Bedroom 4 3.63m x 3.33m + 1.40m x 0.60m. Double and single located to the front of the property. Built-in wardrobes and dressing table. Wooden floor.
En-Suite 4 2.10m x 1.42m + 1.21m x 0.56m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Shaving light, extractor fan and built-in shelving.
Landing 2 (including stairs) 0.89m x 1.74m + 3.00m x 2.88m. Bright and spacious landing with a Velux window. Fitted carpet and dado rail. Access to eaves storage and hatch with ladder to attic space.
W.C. 0.73m x 2.47m. Comprising wc and wash hand basin. Tiled floor and extractor fan. Fitted shelved cupboard.
Bedroom 1 3.64m x 3.13m + 2m x 0.42m. Double and a single room positioned to the front of the property. Fitted carpet and recessed lighting. Built-in wardrobes.
En-Suite 1 1.37m x 2.48m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Window and extractor fan. Shaving light.
Bedroom 2 2.19m x 1.21m + 3.82m x 0.93m. Double room located to the front of the property. Fitted carpet and recessed lighting. Built-in wardrobes.
En-Suite 2 1.50m x 1.40m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Shaving light and extractor fan.
Bedroom 3 1.49m x 0.68m + 3.49m x 2.61m. Double room positioned to the rear of the property. Built-in vanity unit with tiled backsplash and a shaving light. Fitted carpet, recessed lighting and built-in wardrobe.. Large Velux window.
En-Suite 3 1.89m x 0.72m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Extractor fan.
Landing 1 0.98m x 4.73m + 4.34m x 0.97m. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 7 0.97m x 1.20m + 3.25m x 3.22m. Super King Size Double or Twin room positioned to the rear of the property. Fitted carpet and built-in wardrobe with dressing table.
En-Suite 7 2.12m x 1.76m. Comprising a Whirlpool Jacuzzi bath, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor.
Bedroom 8 0.99m x 0.82m + 3.25m x 3.63m. Super King Size Double or Twin room to the rear of the property. Built-in wardrobe and dressing table. Fitted carpet and window to the side of the property.
En-Suite 8 2.13m x 1.17m. Comprising enclosed shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Window to the side of the property.
Bedroom 9 5.53m x 2.29m + 3.85m x 3.27m. Super King Size Double and Single room positioned to the front of the property. Built-in wardrobe and dressing table. Fitted carpet.
En-Suite 9 2.15m x 2.14m. Comprising Whirlpool Jacuzzi bath, wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor.
Rear Hall 0.91m z 5.74m. Wooden floor and recessed lighting. Access to three private bedroom. Door to rear garden.
Bedroom 10 2.42m x 0.67m + 3.02m x 5.04m. Large and bright double room to the front with a feature bay window. Built-in wardrobes and wooden floor. Ceiling coving and recessed lighting.
En-Suite 10 1.44m x 2.63m. Comprising enclosed double shower cubicle, ws and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Heated towel rail and window.
Bedroom 11 2.19m x 1.21m + 3.82m x 0.93m. Double bedroom with window to the side of the property and also a Velux window. Wooden floor and recessed lighting. Fitted wardrobes and dressing table.
W.C. 1.50m x 1.40m. Comprising wc and wash hand basin. Tiled floor ans window.
Bedroom 12 1.49m x 0.68m + 3.49m x 2.61m. Double room to the rear of the property with two windows.. Fitting sliding wardrobes and wash hand basin. Fitted carpet.
Family Kitchen/Breakfast Room 4.55m x 3.65m. The kitchen area is fitted with wall and floor units with tiled backsplash. Zanussi freestanding electric cooker with double oven and four ring ceramic hob. Stainless steel extractor fan. Plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a fridge. Two sets of windows overlooking the rear garden. There is space for a table and chairs for family dining. Tiled floor and door to rear hall.
Linen Cupboard 1.40m x 1.41m. Fitted with shelving and tiled floor.
Family Living Room 4.64m x 4.86m. Spacious and bright room overlooking the rear garden. It features a wooden surround open fireplace with cast-iron decorative tiled inset and marble hearth fitted with a multi fuel stove. Ceiling coving and centre rose. Sliding patio door to the rear. Wooden floor and access to a large storage cupboard. Door to kitchen/breakfast room.
Features12 Bedrooms - 9 Guest Bedrooms
Opposite Hotel Kilkenny - 10 mins walk to City Centre
All Guest Bedrooms En Suite with TV’s
Established Family run business
GFCH with zoned areas
Registered Irish Hotels Federation & Premier Guesthouses of Ireland
3 Bedrooms with Jacuzzi Baths
Fully fitted "Ready to go"
Separate private family area
BER DetailsBER: C1
BER No: 104015458
Performance Indicator: 168.67
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kilkenny on 056 77 21904